If you’ve not yet examined this question, allow Midwest Christian Outreach to help define the fundamental differences.
“Throughout scripture, Old and New Testaments, we are taught to follow the One True God and to reject false gods, and the false prophets who promote them. The Bible lays out some guidelines for determining who was indeed a false prophet, In Deuteronomy 18:20-22, God tells His people:
But the prophet who presumes to speak a word in my name that I have not commanded him to speak, or who speaks in the name of other gods, that same prophet shall die. And if you say in your heart, ‘How may we know the word that the LORD has not spoken?’- when a prophet speaks in the name of the LORD, if the word does not come to pass or come true, that is a word that the LORD has not spoken; the prophet has spoken presumptuously…
We no longer stone false prophets, “but rejecting and exposing them is still our duty.”
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